Dabur India Ltd reported 15.11 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs. 287.48 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014-15. The company had earned a net profit of Rs. 249.74 crore in the July-September quarter of 2013-14 fiscal.
The HSBC India Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rebounded from September's nine-month low of 51.0 to 51.6 in October. Amid reports of strong demand, production at Indian manufacturers rose for the 12th successive month in October. A figure above 50 indicates that the sector is expanding, while a figure below that level means contraction.
Results as on 5 Nov 2014 : Bata India, Colgate, Escorts, GlaxoSmith Con, Hexaware Tech, IRB Infra, Jyothy Labs, Redington, Tata Global Bev, Torrent Pharma